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Forum: 3D Flying
12-18-2020, 01:22 AM
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Posted By pval3

Hello have the original manual 5 bucks...

Hello
have the original manual
5 bucks shipped to your door first class mail
06-23-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,756
Posted By pval3

entries

hey all
just bookmarked the thread
only three entries?
Phil
11-14-2013, 11:45 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 26,244
Posted By pval3

Midwest version rambling.

Hey
I flew a few of these ...back in the day where that switch was the only motor controller:eek:
I loved the plane.. Built three of them over the years and picked up two that are still in the...
04-08-2010, 08:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,607
Posted By pval3

more of the same but please remember what the formosa was designed to do

I also built two formosas
number one came when the the original was released. Ran box stock with the 7 cell AAA NmHi packs.
sprayed 2 coats of tamiya acrylic paint in bright yellow with black trim...
02-13-2010, 02:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 19,211
Posted By pval3

got into this same discussion a few days ago . ....

got into this same discussion a few days ago . . .cheap vs good...

I relate it to firewood . . .
you can buy firewood anywhere
however . . . .
pine burns a whole lot different than hardwood!...
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01-23-2010, 02:50 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 78,178
Posted By pval3

manual

hey there

I am on the road until sunday of next week but will copy and pdf it to you if no one is able to get the info to you.

here is the protek manual from ezone someone posted a few months...
12-17-2009, 04:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,860
Posted By pval3

options

hey there

you have to ask yourself a couple of questions first
1
do you want a shinny finish or a matt type finish
For shinny covering that is light weight , you have ultracoat from topflight,...
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12-10-2009, 02:19 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 78,178
Posted By pval3

they are not out of business, just out of the rc...

they are not out of business, just out of the rc stuff for a while from what I understand.

You missed the good stuff by a couple of months man!

See . . . yet another reason to stay connected to...
10-11-2009, 12:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,156
Posted By pval3

ducolam/mylar/silkspan

On your tristar, I assume you are covering closed wod surfaces only (i.e. wing sheeted white foam) Another option is to apply and seal the silkspan with water based polyurithane and then paint with...
10-01-2009, 03:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,146
Posted By pval3

get what you pay for

I ordered a few of the 22mm motors (15oo KV and 2200kV) a few weeks ago. The motors looked like the suppo motors that many us companies are selling but they are not even close in quality.

The...
10-01-2009, 03:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,769
Posted By pval3

Starfire Intro sale at McClain Wing Cores

Hey Guys n Gals

McClain Wing Cores just introduced their Starfire flying wing last weekend and are have and super low intro price on both the standard version - 31 bucks and the all EPP version -...
Forum: Power Systems
09-17-2009, 06:07 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 98,811
Posted By pval3

2826/8 on its way for the McClain Wing Cores 84"

Hey guys

I emailed early on, the end of the first week and had a response from them within a few days. I was originally thinking that I needed the 42mm series motor but it was not offered as an...
09-03-2009, 03:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,268
Posted By pval3

getting it started

Hey guys

this plane is real nice. I have been nothing but absolutely please with what I got from Polks.

I picked up one of the sherrys, a jessica and a DC3, all are just sweet!

The...
09-03-2009, 03:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,268
Posted By pval3

Polks Hobbies Sherry Sailplane

Hey all

this is a repository for any fellow modelers that picked up the Sherry from Polks during the sale!

Phil
09-03-2009, 03:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,913
Posted By pval3

pics of the outrunner mount?

Hey guys

I am thinking about the same thing. I can not get my old astroflight motors to fit as the brush housing hits the motor cradle no matter what I do...I have an FAI 05 geared that would...
09-03-2009, 03:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,913
Posted By pval3

khaven can you post pics of your pull pull set up

khaven can you post pics of your pull pull set up

I would love to see how you set up pull pull on it, I have been using it on my smaller foamies with the kevlar thread but have not messed with a...
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08-11-2009, 03:58 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 78,178
Posted By pval3

a feww more

I mentioned before that the glue joints are important. Make sure you carefully make where the covering meets up with a glue joint and remove the covering from under the joint using a very sharp...
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08-11-2009, 03:50 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 78,178
Posted By pval3

moe pics

here you see some just classic angles.

This airplane just brings back some really fond memories . . .

The size is intimidating but . . .the dc3 was a real puppy as long as you respected it . ....
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08-11-2009, 03:34 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 78,178
Posted By pval3

here are some pics

WELL, FUN FUN FUN

I got to play a little when I got home from my long long trip . .

I made the mistake of saying . . .man, this is a beautiful model . . I wish I had ordered another as this...
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08-08-2009, 03:31 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 78,178
Posted By pval3

decals

Hey guys

Dealt with the same issue with the older Kyosho stuff.

Take 90% rubbing alchohol from your local drugstore and apply it with a clean cloth, turning often and keeping it very wet the...
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08-08-2009, 03:25 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 78,178
Posted By pval3

arrived!

Hey guys

Got mine yesterday when I got home . . .biiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiig boxes!

This is the best looking arf of this type I have seen. I am completely kicking myself that I did not order an...
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08-02-2009, 08:27 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 78,178
Posted By pval3

ordered but not received

Went a little nuts . . three airplanes and three esc . .. .got to love a recession!

I posted a building thread over in the other rc thread . . google polk dc3 and it will come up.

Looking...
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07-28-2009, 05:10 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 78,178
Posted By pval3

just picked one up

hey there

picked one up on the sale this am..

I am thinking of trashing the TWeenie livery and doing it in the Flagship version that is in the AA museum in Dallas!
07-28-2009, 04:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,607
Posted By pval3

expo and a diet

hey there

I have had two of the smaller versions. THe first one was stock when the Formosa came out.

I had nmhi calls in it then upgraded to a 1200 2s then 3s pack.

The build was light,...
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07-28-2009, 04:23 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 78,178
Posted By pval3

cant believe no posts on this one

hey guys

I saw a video in rcg under the super sale section that showed the c47 flying nicely . . very scale.

i am thinking a 2s lipo with the polk 100a esc just for good measure.

I also...
07-23-2009, 04:40 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 44,888
Posted By pval3

nice . .

Hey there SJ

I know the position all too well . . .time time time . . . .. or money:roll:

never seem to have both at the same time.

My boss told me that I should be thrilled with "all the...
07-17-2009, 06:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 19,211
Posted By pval3

value

I realized that you are in australia . . .

If you do order from someone in the US. . . the best part of National is that they will "select" similar sheets for you for consistent weight...
07-17-2009, 03:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 19,211
Posted By pval3

good balsa at reasonable prices

Hey there

I have bought balsa from just about everwhere out there.

I do not recommend buying wood from tower unless it is midwest and even at that . . they have no clue what they are selling...
07-16-2009, 04:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,156
Posted By pval3

mica film

I have been using micafilm for years and it is still on many of the planes I originally covered in it.

It has the silk span look but is finished and fuel proof from the go...

It shrinks just...
07-16-2009, 04:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 16,248
Posted By pval3

power options and radio gear

Hey there

beauty of a build and very intricate.

It is so hard for "modern modellers" to understand the beauty of your work as the majority are ARF addicts and have no clue where to even begin...
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